Madagascar Coucal (Centropus toulou) - HBW 4, p. 589
French: Coucal toulou
Spanish: Cucal Malgache
Other common names: Malagasy Coucal, Black Coucal
Taxonomy: Cuculus Toulou P. L. S. Müller, 1776, Madagascar.
Sometimes regarded as conspecific with C. grillii, but voices of the two differ; also occasionally considered to include C. bengalensis. Extinct population of Assumption I sometimes awarded separate race, assumptionis. Two subspecies normally recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- toulou (P. L. S. Müller, 1776) - Madagascar.
- insularis Ridgway, 1894 - Aldabra; formerly also Assumption I.
- Least Concern
- No sound recordings available yet